April 15, 2011

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Friday, April 15, 2011

On the Media reports from Cairo, Egypt!

On the Media in Egypt

This week Brooke is in Cairo looking at how and where Egyptians get their information at a time when clarity has never been more crucial and news outlets more distrusted. Brooke starts in Tahrir Square where the revolution continues, speaking with Egyptian news consumers, journalists, media-watchers and journalism professors about ...

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State Run Newspapers and Mona Seif

Al-Ahram has been an institution in Egypt for 136 years, but under Mubarek, the state run newspaper became notorious for disinformation in service of the regime. Brooke talks with Al-Ahram's staff about how to re-establish credibility in post-revolutionary Egypt. Plus, blogger and activist Mona Seif tells Brooke about the new ...

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TV in the New Egypt

Television in a Mubarak free Egypt includes state television channels coming to terms with their new found freedoms and responsibilities. It also includes humor. Modeled on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart", B+ (a.k.a. "The Bassem Youssef Show") emerged during the protests as a satirical and richly humorous take on ...

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